Area Events

  1. FWB Christmas Boat Parade

    The Fort Walton Beach Christmas Boat Parade will be held on Thursday, December 5, at 5:30 pm — judges’ stand will be at The Landing, 139 Brooks Street, just a short walking distance from Marina Bay Resort. The beautifully lit boats may also be viewed from any of our balconies...
  2. The Nutcracker

    NOV 18 – NOV 20 | NOV 18 & 19 – 7:30 PM; NOV 20 – 2:30 PM In November, NFB will present our thirty-seventh annual performance of the brilliant holiday favorite, The Nutcracker.  Performances will feature the return of International ballet Stars Adiarys Almeida Santana and Joseph Michael Gatti...
  3. DeFrance Christmas Market

    NOV 12 | 9 AM – 3 PM Located across the street from Marina Bay Resort @ DeFrance Antiques 230 Eglin Pkwy, SE Fort Walton Beach, FL As one of their big events for the year, the Christmas Market is a fun event for all ages. Vendors will be set up...
  4. St. Simon’s Craft Fair

    Nov 4 – Nov 5 | Fri, 9-5; Sat, 9-3 Start your Holiday shopping early. There will be over 100 vendors participating – many of whom are juried artists. Their offerings will include a wide variety of art, pottery, clothing, accessories, jewelry and seasonal decorations. Also, the St. Simon’s Bake...
  5. MKAF 21st Annual Festival of the Arts

    Oct 29 – Oct 30 | Sat: 9 AM – 5 PM; Sun: 10 AM – 4 PM Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village 4323 Commons Dr, W Destin, FL 850-650-2226
  6. 38th Annual Destin Seafood Festival

    Sep 30 – Oct 2 | Fri 4 -10 PM; Sat 10 AM-10 PM; Sun 11 AM-4 PM Destin Harbor Boardwalk Destin, FL The Destin Seafood Festival is hosted along the Destin Harbor and is free to the public!
  7. 2016 Fort Walton Beach BBQ Festival

    SEP 16 – SEP 17 The Fifth Annual FWB BBQ Festival is a two-day celebration of great food, wonderful libations, and some of the area’s best bands. Friday: 4 PM to 9 PM Saturday: 11 AM to 4 PM.
  8. Greek Festival 2016

    SEP 2 – SEP 4 Come out and enjoy the 25th Annual Greek Festival during the Labor Day weekend at the Emerald Coast Convention Center on Okaloosa Island.  Taste the various Greek foods, desserts, and drinks being served up throughout the festival.  Let your ears enjoy the sounds provided by...
  9. Movies at The Landing

    Aug 26 – Karate Kid Sept. 2 – Grease Sept 9 – Star Wars @ 8 PM Fort Walton Beach Landing Fort Walton Beach, FL
  10. Smoke on the Coast BBQ & Fireworks Festival

    JUL 3 – JUL 3 | 6 PM Come one, come all to a fun-filled day and evening celebrating Destin Commons’ newest stores and restaurants including: H&M, Uncle Buck’s Fish Bowl & Grill, Charming Charlie, Everything but Water, Sunglass World, Chipotle, Yogo Mogo and Tervis along with the 5th Annual...